1986 Toyota 4Runner Overview

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1986 Toyota 4Runner Overview

Was 1986 the year that SUV's started to go from being off-roading monsters to grocery getters? Perhaps not, but the 1986 Toyota 4Runner was perhaps a little too easy to drive.

A complete redesign of the 4Runner changed the suspension from a solid front axle to an independent front suspension (IFS). Complaints about highway driving were in part responsible for this change. With the new suspension, driving was smoother, but off-roading capabilities were reduced. Rear seats were not the standard in 1986, and many were put in aftermarket, so this was not quite a supermaket SUV yet =D.

A new engine was also available in 1986: the 22R-TE I4, a turbo-charged version of the prior 2.4-liter I4.

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    mooner
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    My Back Window Will Not Operate Where Is The Fuse Or Relay That Operates Th...

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    Toyota4x4
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    1986 Toyota 4runner Sr5 Rear Window Will Not Work

    Ok my 86 4runner rear window will not work at all iv done everything checked the power bord its fine the motor is fine. If i take the switch off and put a tester light to it and ground it it will...

    458 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 years ago)
    mtwoodson
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    4 Runner Won't Start Up After Passing Smog Test, Ran Like A Champ Before.

    Friend mechanic tested and said, fuel system good, timing good, sensors look good. ??? Had just recently replaced plugs, plug wires, rotor, distributor cap, truck ran like a champ, took right into sm...

    99 views with 6 answers (last answer 2 years ago)
    Rigoberto Aguilar
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    Does The Rear Window In A 1986 4runner Rolls Up And Down With The Key?

    25 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 years ago)
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    I Have A Coolant Leak Coming From Just Above The End Plate Of The Cylinder ...

    Barrs Stop Leak didn't work.

    149 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 years ago)